Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Showing foolishness or stupidity.
  • adj. Exhibiting idiocy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to or resembling an idiot; afflicted with idiocy.
  • adj. Having the quality of idiocy; very foolish; stupid; nonsensical.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Common; simple.
  • adj. Pertaining to, or like, an idiot; characterized by idiocy; foolish; fatuous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Uncultured; plain; simple. See extract under idiotical.
  • Pertaining to or resembling an idiot; afflicted with idiocy; having the quality of idiocy; very foolish; stupid.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a mental age of three to seven years
  • adj. incongruous;inviting ridicule
  • adj. insanely irresponsible

Etymologies

idiot +‎ -ic (Wiktionary)

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